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1 hr ago | Planning

Rezoning receives mixed views

July 10 --A request to rezone five lots on Lord Avenue near the Pier Village is headed to the Glynn County Commission for consideration, though no one knows what is planned for the properties.

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5 hrs ago | FireHouse.com

Retiring Ga. Fire Chief Remembers Where He Started

July 08--When Al Thomas set out looking for a challenge in 1978 at age 18 and decided to volunteer with the Glynn County Fire Department, he was not sure where the decision would lead him.

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Related Topix: Fire

6 hrs ago | News 4 Jax

Raccoon tests positive for rabies in St. Simons Island

A raccoon near Sixth Street on St. Simons Island tested positive for rabies, and at least five people were exposed to the raccoon, according to health officials.

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Related Topix: St. Simons Island, GA

8 hrs ago | Brunswick News

Jekyll beginning beautification process on pond

UGA landscape interns with the Jekyll Island Authority Michael Bohan, left, and Dante Bertocci install the sign marking the nature trail at Horton Pond.

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Related Topix: Jekyll Island, GA

11 hrs ago | The Coastal Courier

Church-based group wants to help disabled

Scott Cunningham, Herbie Kempert, Danny Grace, Bill Pelligrini and Chris Milner and others regularly partner with Arthur Stewart in the Christian Men's Fellowship to build ramps for people in need, like Mrs. Watkins, who needed a ramp at her Brunswick home.

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Related Topix: Brunswick, GA, Hinesville, GA, Liberty County, GA, Darien, GA, McIntosh County, GA

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

USA: Georgia's islands

Stretching along the Atlantic Coast from Savannah to the border of Florida, some of Georgia's islands are developed, others remote.

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Related Topix: St. Simons Island, GA, US National Parks, Fort Frederica National Monument, Travel

WTOC-TV Savannah

Blackshear man sentenced for distribution of child porn

Devin Spencer Williams, 19, of Blackshear, GA, was sentenced last week by United States District Court Chief Judge Lisa Godbey Wood to 17½ years in prison, followed by ten years of supervised release, for distributing child pornography.

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Related Topix: Prison, Blackshear, GA, Pierce County, GA, Brunswick, GA

American Reporter

Case In PointTHE F.T.C. Challenges Hydrogen Kit Claims, and Loses

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. -- When you live in a coastal region almost totally dependent upon tourism to stimulate the economy, it's quite obvious that one hand washes the other - if I may use the old British expression for bartering.

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Related Topix: St. Simons Island, GA

The Florida Times-Union

Missing Putnam County girl found after police chase, crash in Glynn County, Ga.

A 16-year-old Putnam County girl who was reported missing Friday is back with family after the car she was in crashed while fleeing from police.

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American Reporter

On Native GroundTHE $700 Billion Mistake

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. -- Many of us grew up listening to the preamble to the radio and television show, "The Shadow."

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Related Topix: St. Simons Island, GA, Gay/Lesbian, Wedding

Mon Jul 07, 2014

WTLV

Warrant issued for Brunswick rape suspect

Warrant issued for Brunswick rape suspect BRUNSWICK, Ga. -- The Glynn County Police have issued a warrant for the arrest of a Brunswick teenager accused of rape.

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Related Topix: Brunswick, GA

WTOC-TV Savannah

Brunswick man and woman arrested after robbing store with hammer

A man and a woman allegedly robbed a Circle K convenience store located on Community road in Brunswick around 11:34 p.m. on Sunday, July 6th using a hammer taking up to 200 dollars.

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Related Topix: Brunswick, GA

News 4 Jax

Police: 2 rob store with hammer, cigarette

A man and a woman robbed a Circle K convenience store Sunday night, armed with a hammer and a cigarette, according to Glynn County police.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Willamette Week

Georgia Brunswick Stew: Toss Them Squirrels in the Pot, Son

Our Fifty Plates tour continues with traditional Southern camp cooking from A Little Bit of Smoke at the SW 9th and Alder food cart pod.

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Related Topix: Brunswick, GA, Life, Food, Bar-B-Q

Brunswick News

DFACS overdue on more than 3,000 cases

A member of Glynn County's delegation to the Georgia General Assembly says the state had little choice but to require investigators with the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services to work overtime.

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Related Topix: Nathan Deal, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, St. Simons, GA, US Governors, St. Simons Island, GA

Fri Jul 04, 2014

The Florida Times-Union

Glynn County police arrest two in garage burglary

The Glynn County police arrested two men in a burglary at a residence north of Brunswick that required very little effort.

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Related Topix: Brunswick, GA, Terrell County, GA, Sasser, GA

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Examiner.com

This abandoned Georgia state park hides many secrets

In the 1830s Glynn County leaders developed a canal between Brunswick, GA and the Altamaha River that went immediately west of a fort's ruins.

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Related Topix: Brunswick, GA, Georgia, Archaeology, Anthropology, Science

The Coastal Courier

Fourth of July festivities set for this weekend

Families watch the fireworks display July 4, 2013, on Fort Stewart. The post will have another display Friday for this year's Independence Day festivities.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, 4th of July, Fort Stewart, GA, Liberty County, GA, Department of Defense, US News, Bryan County, GA, Richmond Hill, GA, Brunswick, GA

American Reporter

Case In PointTHE F.T.C. Challenges Hydrogen Kit Claims, and Loses

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. -- When you live in a coastal region almost totally dependent upon tourism to stimulate the economy, it's quite obvious that one hand washes the other - if I may use the old British expression for bartering.

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Related Topix: St. Simons Island, GA

Wed Jul 02, 2014

WLFI-TV West Lafayette

Storm causes rip tide worries for Ga. beaches

Though forecast to remain far at sea while passing the Georgia coast, Tropical Storm Arthur could leave dangerous rip currents in its wake during one of the state's busiest weekends for beach vacations.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Chatham County, GA, Tybee Island, GA, St. Simons Island, GA, Jekyll Island, GA

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